We welcome members to get involved with running the Colorado chapter! If you're interested in filling a Board position, contact our Vice President or Director At Large. Board terms run from May 15 through May 14 of the following year; voting occurs in March.If you would like to help out by joining a committee, click on the email of the board member you would like to connect with.
Committee members are most needed for working on Speakers Bureau (with Vice President), Volunteering/Go Month (with Vice President), Chapter Meetings (with Professional Development Director), membership (with Membership Director), and marketing (with Marketing Director).
President - Sarah Buckwalter
The President supervises the conduct of the Chapter’s business and activities; organizes and presides over the Board of Directors meetings; oversees the Chapter’s general membership meetings and functions; and approves communications representing the Chapter to prospective members, the general membership, and the public at large.
Vice President/President-Elect - Karen Gilmore
The Vice President/President-Elect acts in place of the President when the President is absent or unable to act; performs other duties as assigned by the President or the Board of Directors; and succeeds to the office of President.
Secretary - Valerie Recore
The Secretary acts as the recording officer, preparing and maintaining the minutes of the Board of Director’s meetings, the Bylaws, and Policies and Procedures Manual; distributes Board of Directors’ meeting minutes to Chapter members and NAPO National quarterly; maintains documentation of the Chapter’s official supplies and materials; and maintains the Chapter Organization Chart.
Treasurer - Jill Valenti
The Treasurer is responsible for overseeing the funds and finances of the Chapter and filing all required governmental reports; prepares and submits a proposed budget to the Board of Directors; and prepares a monthly and annual financial report.
Director At Large - Brodi Caldwell
The Director At Large serves as an advisor to the President and the Board of Directors; chairs the Nominating Committee; oversees the election process; and acts in place of the President and the Vice-President when both are absent or unable to act.
Professional Development Director - Bev Moranetz
The Professional Development Director plans, coordinates, and executes the Chapter’s general membership meetings, including the educational portion; and creates and posts a record of all general membership meetings.
Communications & Technology Director - Claudia Winkler
The Communications and Technology Director oversees all duties related to the website, and/or other electronic forms of communications; participates in bi-monthly conference calls with national communications directors; maintains all current and updated content for website.
Corporate Associate Membership Director - Paul Durant
The Corporate Associate Membership Director serves as liaison between the Board of Directors, Corporate Associate Members and professional members; and recruits and maintains Corporate Associate Memberships.
Marketing Director -
The Marketing Director conveys the value of NAPO Colorado to the public and to chapter members via public relations efforts such as social media, press releases and promotional events and products; publicizes and assists the VP with GO (Get Organized) Month; tracks media coverage of the chapter/chapter members; helps with special events; and supervises social networking activities.